Do I Have Diabetes?

Patient

Q: I m 28 years old.i have symptoms of diabetes one.-please suggest me the initial medication

Doctor

A:   You have not mentioned what specific symptoms of diabetes you are experiencing.
Some of the symptoms of diabetes include:
Frequent urination
Increased thirst
Unusual weight loss
Blurry vision
Increased hunger
To diagnose diabetes to need to do the following tests :
Fasting plasma glucose : 126mg/dl or above, diabetes is confirmed if the repeat test is similar on a different day.
Random glucose test : A level of 200mg/dl or higher is confirmatory.
You do not need medication until you've been diagnosed with diabetes. In the meantime, maintain a healthy lifestyle, reduce sugar consumption and exercise regularly.

Comments / Follow Ups

Guest: my fasting sugar level is 97 and post lunch is 110 please advise

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